What Happened on April 9, 2017

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

81st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Spaniard Sergio García beats Justin Rose of England in a sudden-death playoff, after they completed 72 holes at -9; Garcia's 1st major title in his 74th attempt

  • Suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 17, Al-Shabaab group claim responsibility
  • Twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage
  • Two Egyptian coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria attacked by suicide bombers leaving at least 44 dead
2017 History

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Henderson, Irish rock bassist (Them), dies at 72
  • Bob Wootton, American country and rockabilly guitarist (Johnny Cash, 1968-97), dies of complications from dementia at 75
  • Peter Hansen, American actor (General Hospital, The War of the Roses), dies at 95

About April 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

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